MedicX has worked in Northern Ireland previously but has yet to make an investment in the Republic.

MedicX Fund, a £291 million (€365 million) healthcare investment property and development company listed on the London Stock Exchange, is in talks to (...)

Minister for Communications Alex White: “It’s one of those things we have been talking about for a long time and we are now at the point that is capable of delivery.”   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish  Times

Minister for Communications Alex White says the new national postcode system – known as Eircode – will be introduced in early 2015. Mr White has to(...)

Ministers should be able to speak more openly about budget decisions, Minister for Communications Alex White has said.

Ministers should be able to speak more openly about Budget decisions, Minister for Communications Alex White has said. Referring to the Taoisea(...)

There are still six other board positions to fill at RTÉ and these are in the gift of the Minister for Communications, Alex White. Photograph: David Sleator

So, one down – six to go. With the election of newcaster Aengus Mac Grianna as the worker representative on the RTÉ board, the State broadcaster’s boa(...)

Minister for Communications Alex  White says he will implement the €550m plan outlined by Mr Rabbitte earlier this year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Communications Alex White has identified increasing fast broadband to rural Ireland as his first and immediate priority in his new offic(...)

 Midi de Paor Walsh of Rethink Pylons: “We started out all about the pylons about a year ago and then we realised very quickly the pylons and wind farms are connected.” Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins

Wind farm and pylon opponents from across the country have vowed to target Fine Gael politicians in an effort to change energy policy.Representatives(...)

Former minister for communications Pat Rabbitte: turned down the proposal on the basis that it would have been viewed as another property tax and portrayed by the Opposition as such. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Former minister for communications Pat Rabbitte rejected a proposal from civil servants suggesting the Revenue Commissioners collect the new broadcast(...)

Tom Savage: his term as  chairman of the RTÉ board came to an end on August 31st. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

RTÉ has lost two-thirds of its governing board this week, and a radical overhaul will take place before the end of this month with chairman Tom Savag(...)

The promotion of oil and gas exploration in Ireland have been identified as priorities for new Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The promotion of oil and gas exploration and the development of a regulatory framework for such activity have been identified as priorities for new M(...)

What is fracking? Fracking – or hydraulic fracturing – is a means of extracting natural gas from sedimentary rocks such as shale. The process involve(...)